April 14, 2012 § 6 Comments
For the uninitiated: We tag our calves. We do this for a few reasons. As we move them out of calving pastures into Spring and Summer pastures we like to know that the calf is paired with its mother, and anyone who has herded
cats calves knows that this is important. We tag them with their mother’s tag number, and left ear for heifer calves, right ear for steer calves. This helps in the sorting alleys as we vaccinate, brand, and ultimately ship our calves.
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